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  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    You are probably aware of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into effect on May 25th. In a nutshell, it means your personal data will better protected, hence increasing your privacy. We have always cared about your privacy and will continue to do so in all our future activities. That is […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Natural Resources Committee has approved Mark Stone bill aimed to protect California’s coast in the face of sea-level rise, intense weather events, and other impacts of a changing climate. According to Stone, the Assembly Bill 1129 guards coastal access and coastal resources by promoting natural alternatives to seawalls and other defense structures. He added that while coastal […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Boaties in Lake Macquarie have stated that the Swansea Channel is still choked even though the NSW government has spent $300,000 on dredging activities, reports The Star. There are even claims that the channel’s depth is worse than it was before the government commenced dredging in December thus the boaties call for a long-term solution. […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fred Stubbs Park at Quinns Beach is scheduled to reopen to the public next week as the coastal protections works are nearing their completion. Following a closure of six months due to contractor works, the park will reopen on Friday, 29 August. With irrigation works, topsoil and turf placement already complete, the new children’s play […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The UN International Seabed Authority (ISA) is undertaking stakeholder consultations as it commences development of a regulatory framework for the future recovery of mineral resources from the seabed in international areas. The deadline for contributing to the UN ISA survey is 16 May 2014. The ISA survey covers: – Financial terms and obligations; – Environmental […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced the appointment of financial and legal advisers to oversee the market process for a medium term lease of Australia’s largest container port, the Port of Melbourne. The Coalition Government has appointed joint financial advisers Morgan Stanley and Flagstaff Partners to manage the transaction. Minter Ellison has been appointed […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Porto do Açu Operações S.A., Prumo’s subsidiary, has received an approval letter from Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) to refinance its outstanding short-term debt obligations. The agreement establishes the terms and conditions for the R$2.8 billion long-term facility, of which R$2.3 billion will be funded upon closing and used to fully amortize […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the scoping process for a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on its Mount St. Helens long-term sediment management program. The public is invited to comment on the scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact until April 6, 2013. The Portland District is planning its long-term management of the Mount […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Polegate MP Maria Caulfield is calling on the Environment Agency to dredge the River Cuckmere – or appoint someone who will do it. Caulfield said in her latest announcement that she met with representatives of the body recently to urge them to dredge the river, but they refused. According to her statement, the Pevensey & […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terry O’Connor, Darwin Port Corporation Chief Executive, has presented the Port Development Strategy 2014 – 2019. The Strategy provides a foundation for the Port’s growth and development for the next five years and was developed by the Darwin Port Corporation to meet the immediate needs of its customers and stakeholders. “The Port Development Strategy 2014 […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Dutch government’s NL Agency has awarded a contract for the provision of consultancy services for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam to a consortium headed by consultancy and engineering firm DHV. Other members of the consortium include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Deltares, RebelGroup and UNESCO-IHE. With its 17 million inhabitants, the […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Old Bar Manning Point Coastal Working group has taken the next step in progressing plans for a Coastal Management Program, with a funding application submitted to the NSW Government last week. The application seeks funding to engage specialists in the fields of community engagement and coastal science, who will join representatives from MidCoast Council, […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Angolan President José Eduardo do Santos laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Caio deep water port. The project details: – In its first phase the Caio commercial port will have a 775-metre quay, – The port’s storage area will cover 1,640 hectares, whereas the area for container cargo will stretch to […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Milford Haven Port and their consultants, Turley Associates, will be presenting a draft of the Master Plan for the development of Milford Dock at a public exhibition. Following on from the summer consultation events held in May, June and July 2012, which displayed initial ideas and plans to regenerate the entire dock and marina […]

  • 16 July 2012

      In a conference call, Senator John Hoeven urged Omaha District Commander Col. Robert Ruch to address sandbars and other flow constrictions on the Missouri River ahead of next winter to prevent ice jams and potential flooding. Also on the call were the Omaha District’s Chief of Hydrologic Engineering John Remus, Chief of the Planning […]

  • 19 September 2012

    North Dakota’s Water Commission has approved state funding for two dredging projects on the Missouri River in the Bismarck-Mandan area. The 2011 flood altered the river, depositing silt and creating new sandbars. The goal of the dredging projects is to help prevent ice jam flooding. The state will pay 75 percent and local governments 25 […]

  • 27 February 2012

    Stratton Holdings Group recently entered into official negotiations to lease 3 (three) patented claims totaling 90 acres and an additional 1200 un-patented acres, which also include hydraulic mining areas for harvest. The property, in Greeley Hill, California, includes Hasloe Mine, Banderitta Mine, Texas Hill Mine and the Golden Keys Mine. Negotiations are being finalized once […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Guyana yesterday deployed a team of engineers and other experts from various agencies to Coomacka Village, Upper Demerara-Berbice, to conduct a site visit to explore several solutions, including the construction of a new main access bridge and the desilting of the Demerara River. During the visit to the community, Director General of […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Twenty million people in forty catchment areas worldwide that are better protected against water and have access to sufficient, clean water, is the goal of the new Blue Deal program that has been launched simultaneously in the Hague, the Netherlands, and at Dutch Pavilion of the World Water Forum in Brasil. As the Dutch water sector […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan satisfied a longstanding requirement by UNESCO. “This has been a collaborative […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Woods Hole Group, Inc., an international environmental, scientific, and engineering consulting organization based on Cape Cod, has been awarded a contract to review the Coastal Protection Plan for the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The Palm Beach Town Council unanimously voted to hire Woods Hole Group to do a thorough review of the town’s long-term […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Srl, Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized in the sector of dredging, has performed another step forward in terms of innovation and efficiency. As a result of laboratory tests as well as direct feedbacks and experience from the field, Kiasma R&D department has decided to implement their KGP floats with a […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress continues with the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, its tributaries, and surrounding sites in Onondaga County, New York, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. With the lake bottom dredging and capping activities completed, the project is transitioning into the long-term monitoring phase. Long-term monitoring by Honeywell, with DEC and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 8 August 2010
    Research & Development

    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]